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Dana Pfenninger Khan on January 30, 2012 |
Topics: Cardiovascular, Service Lines, Care Transformation, Performance Improvement
While in the past cardiovascular service line leaders’ purview may have been limited to the inpatient stay, current market incentives require that CV administrators’ accountability extend well beyond discharge. This increased responsibility requires a concerted focus on successfully transitioning patients from an acute stay to the next care setting, whether a post acute care provider or returning to the personal physician.
Five steps for perfecting cardiovascular patient transitions
on January 27, 2012 |
Topics: Cardiovascular, Service Lines, Cardiac Cath, Imaging, Appropriateness, Quality, Performance Improvement, Evidence-Based Practice, Methodologies
A new analysis of the SPARC (Study of Myocardial Perfusion and Coronary Anatomy Imaging Roles in Coronary Artery Disease) Registry published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology reveals that noninvasive cardiac imaging had only a modest impact on post-test patient management. These findings indicate both a need to reduce unnecessary imaging utilization, as well as more accurately incorporate test results into evidence-based care pathways.
Noninvasive cardiac imaging has limited impact on patient care in new study
Brian Maher on January 25, 2012 |
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Topics: Cardiovascular, Service Lines
The Cardiovascular Roundtable's 2012 Topic Poll is now available. We hope to better understand the issues dominating the agenda of cardiovascular executives, administrators, and clinicians as we formulate our research agenda for the year ahead.
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